Isaac Watts

1674 - 1748

A Quote by Isaac Watts on divinity and resentment

To prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 88.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Fly, like a youthful hart or roe, Over the hills where spices grow.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 79.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on dogs, god, and nature

Let dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For 't is their nature too.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Song xvi.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on earth, food, god, life, and parenthood

Earth, thou great footstool of our God, who reigns on high; thou fruitful source of all our raiment, life, and food; our house, our parent, and our nurse.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on angels, blessings, and lies

Hush, my dear, lie still and slumber! Holy angels guard thy bed! Heavenly blessings without number Gently falling on thy head.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: A Cradle Hymn.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on faults and lies

And he that does one fault at first And lies to hide it, makes it two.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Song xv.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on mind and soul

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Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must be measured by my soul: The mind 's the standard of the man.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Horæ Lyricæ, Book ii. False Greatness.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on devil and idleness

For Satan finds some mischief still For idle hands to do.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Divine Songs. Song xx.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear My voice ascending high.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Psalm v.

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